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Nov 13, 2012 9:00pm CST
,000 in her civil case against the city of chicago and the ex cop and the aba take in 2007 a security camera caught a drunk off-duty abata beating carolina and she worked. it also found the city of chicago fostered a code of silence within the c p d to keep incidents like this quiet. we proved a code of silence at every level of the chicago police department from the patrolmen that walked in the door into the 25th district, into the superintendent's office into i e t rate up to the desk of dick kirby yes we proved it was within the chicago police department. his attorney tonight disappointed in the verdict. i think there is a certain sense that he made this mistake for the world to see and he is going to live watching it over and over again. while attorneys for the city would not comment on camera the city did release the statement reading in part: the only way you're going to see change in the chicago police department is if the mayor dick takesdictates it, no comment from the mayor's office tonight. the city is also on the hook for her attorneys' fees which rate now are north of $2 million
CW
Nov 8, 2012 12:00pm CST
francisco reports from city hall with details. he may have also bought a $40,000 gift for a female friend with campaign money. that is on top of the house ethics investigation on whether he offered to raise money for the girl is in exchange for being appointed to obama's old senate seat. pictures of him were released while he was receiving treatment for bipolar disorder over the summer. he has been spotted hanging out in a couple of washington d.c. bars after being released. >> a series of events came together in my life at the same time. they have been difficult to sort through. i'm human. i'm doing my best and i'm trying to sort through them all. >> just give the man a chance to heal. >> his father and his wife even she was missing in action from today's city council meeting. >> if reports are true that jackson is indeed working on a plea deal with federal prosecutors and if those negotiations are successful he could possibly keep his seat in congress. state representative-elect derrick smith says he's excited about returning to work in springfield. smith was re-elected tuesday.. d
CW
Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm CST
and city of chicago by lowering the flexto half stafflags to half staff. he is survived by his wife of many years. three adult daughters. chicago's 9-1-1 center is getting a 31-million dollar upgrade.the funding comes after being stalled by contract irregularities. it's being used to fix potential problems on the operations floor. dispatchers and call takers spoke of several problems including: dropped 9-1-1 calls, a new answering system that called for more manpower and computers that no longer allowed call takers to monitor radio communications at fire scenes. chicago city officials admit city employees secretly recorded phone conversations involving chicago tribune reporters. that's a felony. most recently, a tribune reporter was recorded questioning a city official about mayor emanuel's speed- camera program. city officials say they've since notified their employees to get permission first. school is in session in west suburban geneva after a last- minute deal narrowly averts a strike that was scheduled to begin today. the school board and the teachers union agreed on a new three-yea
CW
Nov 14, 2012 9:00pm CST
the worst record for attendance at city hall cindy jackson claims that she's working through the hard times right now by working for the seventh ward after reports about the fbi investigating her to she says this in an exclusive interview tonight. >> tell us about the federal investigation, which you can share on the record. >> there's nothing i can share on the record. this is the first time we have heard from mrs. jackson since reports surfaced that she is under federal investigation like her husband. tonight she makes it clear that work is where things are going even though city records show that she has missed more city council meetings than any other aldermen. they're concerned about how they will see and educate their children and how they're going to get employed especially if they're unemployed. this week she says that she is held a meeting with 20 + constituents about the former property. tonight the u.s. 42 road expansion. the room was filled in as the only topic on the table was construction of what she refused to say more about any plea deal are possible indictment and her fam
CW
Nov 7, 2012 9:00pm CST
the president's home on the south side before the first family left the city to get back to washington. the president reached out to party leaders on both sides of the aisle to get a jumpstart on the tough work coming up. meanwhile, the enthusiasm at the hyde park neighborhood is much different today than four years ago supporters are happy and relieved that he won reelection and at the same time they say they expect better results during his second term in celebration of another win for the famous neighbor free breakfast this morning at the diner one of barack obama's favorite hyde park restaurants but as supporters enjoy the victory day expressed immediate concern the president won't get much done with the republican controlled house of representatives. about 100 enthusiastic supporters cheered and chanted hoping the president might come out and shake some hands they had to settle for a quick wave as his motorcade passed by at about 130 those we spoke with say they're happy one and are hopeful that his second term will be more productive. we will give him a little more time. >> i th
CW
Nov 8, 2012 9:00pm CST
catch youkeep you safe from a blaze. johnson had so many friends chicago says goodbye. >> our city is richer, our city is greater. because of herbert johnson. brought us with his presence. >> dying for what you love, i could not be prouder doing what you loved and doing it for the city of chicago. >> he leaves behind siblings his wife and three children. for the grieving family it is a consolation to see the mayor and governor pat quinn yesterday at the wake had thousands of fellow firefighters across the midwest ball here to honor the memory of a great man but despite the tragedy there was almost as much laughter as there were tears people remembering the irrepressible capt. herbert johnson, the man with a quick wit in and great sense of humor, a testament to a man who is a bonafide chicago bureau. >> and thenhero. >> derrick smith was decisively we elected to the illinois a house of representatives tuesday, shortly before that primary he was arrested and accused of taking a $7,000 bribe but he won the race anyway. his colleagues in springfield leader kicked him out this the f
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Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm CST
several city council hearings in the past four months. according to city clerk reckitt she has the worst attendance records when it comes to city council members parishes worst record of all 50 alderman. they said her attendance as of late has to do with her husband's legal woes. her husband is under federal under investigation for misuse of campaign funds to redecorate their washington home and to buy a rolex watch for a female friend. the investigation says that ealdorman jackson has been pulled into parents of a per colleagues were asked about how the field about her missing the boat. >> of course we want all the alderman to be here to vote. have any comment about her personal situation. >> i think it's time for this the not only come out and talk to the people and the district to say here's what our plan is. >> all of your comments should really go to the person to talk about. that's always the best damn as they say the show must go on and today's budget vote is going on right now. all the men are debating the issue. lester mayor emanuel got a 60-zero thumbs up on the budget this
CW
Nov 12, 2012 9:00pm CST
tuesday. and romijn emanuel also dealing with city hall officials accused of illegally taping phone conversations of local journalists. he's saying it's much ado about nothing he added it's not policy to record interviews. last week he filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city recording any conversation in illinois without the consent of the person involved is a felony. david's betrays admits to that extramarital affair why members of congress are steamed about what they found out and when. tom skilling in the weather center in tonight we have snow flurries in the area you looked out the window our radar is a low this after a 30 degree temperature drop how long will the colder last? there is warmer air on the way we will tell you when it gets here later on the full weather story. o ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] the way it moves. the way it cleans. everything about the oral-b power brush is simply revolutionary. oral-b power brushes oscillate, rotate and even pulsate to gently loosen and break up that sticky plaque with more brush movements than ma
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Nov 14, 2012 12:00pm CST
the city council meeting this morning and is not commenting on a wall street report she may have been involved in spending campaign cash on furniture for their home. >> the latest information about the fed's going after sandy jackson says to me that plea negotiations somehow got derailed. there was a sticking point, do not know what it is. maybe he does not want to do jail time and they are pushing jail time. congressman jackson remains in minnesota. >>he used taxpayer financed office to conduct private business. former speakers are allowed to use government office five years after they have stepped up. it is illegal for them to use the office for commercial purposes. use his office to conduct research on a commercial venture. the former controller of dixon of illinois guilty. >> the numbers in this story are staggering. one of the biggest abuses of public trust in the history of illinois. $53.7 million stolen over a period of about two decades. prosecutors say that she is the money to fund her lavish lifestyle. she walked out of the courthouse a little while ago surrounded by rep
CW
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm CST
increasingly damaging storms in the midwest. if you're looking for full-time employment, the city of chicago is holding its first-ever job fair right now. it's being held at kennedy king college at 63rd and halsted street. the city is looking to fill hundreds of positions. there are also openings at the c-t-a, chicago public schools the city colleges, the park district and the chicago housing authority. more than one-thousand people have passed through the fair so far. job hunters began lining up at five o'clock this morning, and the line is stretching for several blocks. mickey and minnie mouse made a special visit to chicago today. they came all the way from walt disney world to test the lights for the upcoming mag mile light's festival. the festival is november 17th at 5-30 p-m. mickey and minnie are once again the grand marshals of the event that includes lighting more than one million lights on 2-hundred trees. more fallout after the storm. >> new congressional budget office report predicts the economy would fall into a recession if there was a lengthy impasse in washington. >> good a
CW
Nov 9, 2012 9:00pm CST
until 1:00 but there were so many people that it was extended the city does plan to hold more job fears next year. if you smoke want to buy a firearm or play golf it will cost you more. help for veterans a new organization aimed at helping improve services from illinois service members and if you enjoyed the mild weather today you will love this weekend. smokers get it again as they well know anytime the government needs money this time a dollar more per pack on cigarettes part of the cook county budget overwhelmingly approved today except by one commissioner who smokes. republican and democratic commissioners applauded the passage of a new budget the work of cook county president tony preckwinkle. with commissioner william beaver and the only dissenter of cook county's 2.9 $5 billion budget passes by a 16-1 vote thank you so much for your leadership and working with us to prepare a budget for our government the rest of the budget shortfall close with staff cuts in eliminating vacant positions, less overtime consolidating excess office space and reducing health-care costs, most importa
CW
Nov 10, 2012 9:30pm CST
city program aimed at helping today's returning veterans. with a chance to attend a city college, with credit for their service, and a special $1,000 scholarship. >> when you think about how our veterans now are coming home and. issues in which, whether it's health care, employment, housing, it was because of the mistakes we made in the past that we learned our lessons and we will never repeat those mistakes. >> i was a 12, 13 years old in the early 1970's and i saw that the way the veterans were treated, and i see how veterans are properly treated now and i felt it was important to come over here and just pay our respects as well and be able to stand and pay tribute to the men and women who gave so much back then for our country. >> i think it's important that we commemorate the 50th 50th anniversary like we did for world war ii, like we did for -- we did something for world war i and vietnam veterans, we had a rough time, but we overcame a lot. >> also at the ceremony u.s. marine tommy johnson the son of
CW
Nov 13, 2012 12:00pm CST
's robert jordan is live at city hall with the latest. latest report on congressman jesse jackson jr. and the investigation into the alleged misuse of campaign funds is spreading to possibly include the congressman's wife. according to the wall street journal federal prosecutors are reviewing evidence suggesting that sandy jackson was complacent. involved. congressman jackson returns to the mayo clinic a few months ago for treatment of bipolar disorder. caracoling on jackson to step up and be accountable. >> i think congressman jackson it is incumbent upon him to have a conversation with his constituents about his intentions. >> we're in a position of public trust when we run for office. we are held to higher levels. >> congressman jesse jackson jr. was a big supporter of that effort. >> congressman jackson has been a great champion and partner of this airport. we're holding his news conference because we want to raise the profile of the airport and let the people now that this airport benefits all of the people of chicago land. i spoke with several aldermen inside of city hall.
CW
Nov 11, 2012 9:00pm CST
was a friend everyoneto everyone >> tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of a chicago landmark, the rmarina city towers. but first residents moved in on november 12, 1962. at the time the towers were the tallest residential buildings in the world 65 stories high. the became recognizable worldwide for their unique corncob design. tomorrow night searchlights will be set up beside the towers to mark the anniversary >> some historians call him the most famous man in america just before the civil war started. so why is elmer ellsworth not a household name? the story of an american hero from illinois is next >> and later some familiar faces step away from the anchor desk and on to the stage for a good cause.. break ♪ ♪ ♪ pop goes the world ♪ ♪ it goes something like this ♪ [ female announcer ] pop in a whole new kind of clean with new tide pods... just one removes more stains than the 6 next leading pacs combined. pop in. stand out. people really love snapshot from progressive but don't just listen to me. listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in snapsho
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